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A174, R191, H3939
Sponsors: Reps. Herbkersman, Patrick, Erickson and Newton
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Introduced in the House on April 11, 2013
Introduced in the Senate on April 23, 2013
Passed by the General Assembly on May 1, 2014
Governor's Action: May 16, 2014, Signed
Summary: Beaufort County Board of Elections and Registration
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/11/2013 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 68) 4/18/2013 House Read second time (House Journal-page 91) 4/18/2013 House Roll call Yeas-88 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 91) 4/18/2013 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 92) 4/19/2013 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 5) 4/23/2013 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 19) 4/23/2013 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 19) 5/30/2013 Senate Recalled from Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 3) 6/4/2013 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 126) 6/4/2013 Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 126) 5/1/2014 Senate Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 20) 5/15/2014 Ratified R 191 5/16/2014 Signed By Governor 5/27/2014 Effective date 05/16/14 6/2/2014 Act No. 174
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(A174, R191, H3939)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 7-27-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BEAUFORT COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE BOARD SERVE UNTIL THEIR SUCCESSORS ARE APPOINTED AND CERTIFIED AND TO REMOVE THE PROHIBITION ON MEMBERS OF THE BOARD SERVING MORE THAN TWO TERMS OR EIGHT CONSECUTIVE YEARS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Beaufort County Board of Elections and Registration
SECTION 1. Section 7-27-240(A) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 312 of 2008, is amended to read:
"(A) There is created the Beaufort County Board of Elections and Registration. There are nine members of the board who must be appointed by the Governor, four of whom must be appointed upon the recommendation of the senators representing Beaufort County and the remaining upon the recommendation of a majority of the Beaufort County Legislative Delegation for terms of four years until their successors are appointed and certified. Except for those first appointed, five must be appointed for initial terms of two years each, the initial terms of all members to be designated by the appointing authority."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 15th day of May, 2014.
Approved the 16th day of May, 2014.
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